Español / Spanish
Spanish as a Foreign Language
Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world after English and Mandarin Chinese, with more than 200 million new speakers each year. Learning it can help you not only to improve your language skills, but also to get a new job, study abroad, travel and obtain your residency in Spain and other Spanish speaking countries.
As an official LanguageCert Test Centre we can offer you USAL esPro Certifications at our premises. These are equivalent to those of the Instituto Cervantes, and have many competitive advantages. We can set them at any time you want.
We also do the exam preparation you need to pass your tests.
For further information on the USAL esPro exam click here.
We do also offer preparation for the Instituto Cervantes certification exams and can enroll for a test.
What do you need to obtain the Spanish nationality?
There are several legal requirements you will need to fulfill to be eligible to apply for Spanish nationality. In addition, you will also need to pass two exams in order to get it:
CCSE: This exam requires you to know about the Spanish constitution and cultural aspects of the country. It has 25 multiple option questions. For each question there are three answers and only one is correct. You can view a sample of the exam here.
The result is either APT or NOT APT. To pass you need at least 60% (15 of the 25 questions) to be correct. The exams are corrected automatically. Each correct answer grants you a point, no points are taken off for incorrect answers.
The exam is valid for four (4) years, once this time has lapsed you will be required to take the test again.
DELE A2, which is the basic language test that demonstrates you have a high-enough Spanish level. If you come from any Latin American country, there’s no need to take this exam.
For more information about CCSE click here.
LanguageCert, in partnership with Cursos Internacionales de la Universidad de Salamanca (CIUSAL), offers high-quality Spanish language exams to the global learner’s community, specialising in language skills assessment and certification for work and study purposes.
LanguageCert exams are internationally recognised, have been designed to abide by the most rigorous quality and reliability standards and are mapped to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
Exam information here.
Espanglish offers these exams in-house and you can sit the exams at our premises with 48 hours advance notice. No need to wait for exam dates or travel to an exam centre. You will have your results within 48 hours from sitting the computer based exam or within 5 days from sitting the paper based exam.
You can contact us directly to book your exam. For more information about the exam, contents, sample materials, etc., click here.
Examen de nivel de español del Instituto Cervantes
The diploma certifies that the student can provide and understands basic information about themselves and their family, shopping, places of interest, work, etc.
The exam consists of 4 parts divided into two groups:
– Group 1 (reading comprehension and written expression skills): reading comprehension and written expression and interaction.
– Group 2: listening comprehension and oral expression and interaction.
The grading is either PASS or FAIL. To pass the exam, a minimum score of 30 in both groups is required, which would be at least 60 points out of the total 100.
It’s important to practice for the written exam as it is imperative to follow the instructions regarding the word count, content, and format of the text.
Spanish Natural Progression
Young Adults & Adults
If you have recently moved to Spain and would like to learn the local «lingo» to get by during your stay or immerse yourself in the local culture, espanglish has the answer for you.
You will be able to join any of our existing groups, at anytime and we are flexible to meet your demanding travel schedule when you travel back and forth to your home country.
Furthermore, if when you go back to your home country you want to continue lessons with your existing group in Spain, you can easily connect to a live class to ensure you keep up your practice.
You can also have private, 1:1 lessons, to ensure you have all the attention of a bespoke lesson to fit your specific requirements, any time, as many hours a week as you need!
Spanish Natural Progression & Certification Preparation
Young Adults, teenagers and children
If you have recently moved to Spain and you are either setting up a business, working or ensuring your children get a head start, we can cover all your language learning requirements.
You can join any of our existing groups to bring your level up and your children can join our children’s groups whether they just want to practice or they need to improve their level to be able to attend school in Spain.
In either case you can also have private, 1:1 lessons, to ensure you have all the attention of a bespoke lesson to fit your specific requirements, at any time, with as many hours a week as you like.